TALENT, ORE. (Apr. 27, 2021) — On Saturday, May 8, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Rogue Community Health and Phoenix-Talent Schools will offer a Moderna vaccine clinic for Hispanic community members 18 and older.
The clinic will take place in the Talent Elementary School gym, located at 307 Wagner Creek Rd, and pre-registration is required.
“Our goal is to provide vaccine access in a place that is familiar and comfortable for our students’ families, and the entire community in Phoenix and Talent,” says Jake Patoski, Phoenix-Talent Schools Communications Specialist.
To register, participants can visit roguecommunityhealth.org/vacuna, call 541-773-3863 or visit the Mutual Aid Center located at the Shops at Exit 24. SO Health-E will have bilingual staff there assisting with registration from 12-6 p.m. Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays leading up to the event.
The vaccine will be offered at no cost. Participants who have insurance need to bring their insurance card. All participants need to bring a form of identification.
Once registered, participants will receive a text message or a call with their appointment time, based on their selected preference. Participants can park at Talent Elementary School, Talent Middle School or nearby street parking.
For Spanish language information about the vaccine, visit vacunatesurdeoregon.org, created by a coalition of local nonprofits and health organizations aiming to ensure equitable access to vaccine information.
About Rogue Community Health (RCH)
Rogue Community Health is a nonprofit community health center that serves nearly 15,000 patients in the Rogue Valley, regardless of insurance or ability to pay. Services include medical care, dental care, behavioral health, integrative health, pharmacy, pediatrics, school-based health centers and community resource assistance. Their mission is to “improve health, especially for the most vulnerable, in partnership with our community.”
About Phoenix-Talent Schools
Phoenix-Talent School District #4 educates a diverse population of over 2,300 students across three elementary schools, a middle school and a high school. With specialized programs like Two-Way Immersion and the Outdoor Discovery Program, an outstanding special education team, and an equity policy that guides our approach, the primary commitment of Phoenix-Talent Schools is to provide a supportive structure for students to be successful.